I was scrolling the web for information on sow housing and ran across this piece authored by John J. McGlone, PhD at Texas Tech University. Here are some highlights:
First mention of sow stalls was in 1807 in Baxter, England.
Lubbock Swine Breeders housed sows in stalls starting in 1964/1965. These stalls featured a sand area behind them.
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I found it to be interesting reading and hope you do too.